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WEDNESDAY MORNING, DEC. 24’
men, we all understand to be the merest delusion.
Th, v le. them into the legislature after that legisla
ture'ha; been wrongfully made up, and after it ™
discLa -god in an unfair and partisan wsJi “c
spon.-i lie duties of legislation; after they hate seat
ed tl o Governor by an election, there having been
none a' the polls; after they have tilled the state of
iice-- a tor they have taken possession of both
branches of llie legislature,-then they let in your
' representative from Portland to look on
and or?,test, their hands actually tied in their inabil
ity to do anything effective. (Applause.) 1 say such
a remedy and such an appeal is the merest mockery.
;)n”a'“l“v it is lidding insult to injury. (Ap
DlauseT 1 had no doubt when the information was
giv™ to the public as it was in all the leading jour
nals of all parties that the men I bad voted foi in
this city were defeated, that they lacked some seven
hundred votes, if I recollect right, of an election.
Mr Talbot went on to give Ins views of she con
stitution and the laws, differing somewhat from the
chairman, but giving it as his opinion that no pre
cedent case can be found to justify the conduct of
the canvassing hoard in disfranchising Portland.
Whin the scrutiny of the returns, he said, was given
to the Governor and Co lucil, it was never supposed
it would ho po possibleto elect to the office of Gov
ernor a man who in the blindness of partisan feeling
would disregard all the plainest principles of jus
lice 1 think that the Governor and Council are not
to cocsider anything outside of the returns. (Ap*
vlause ) He then reviewed the worst eases oi out
rage. and closed by sugaestiug that the proper renw
edy is an appeal by the unseated Representatives to
the Legislature itself, and in ease that fails, to the
peopleat the ballot box ne*t September.
HON. NATHAN WEBB
was then introduced and received with hearty
applau e.
He said he rejoiced ou reading the ca 11 to find it
was signed without regard to former political or
party association; that this was a meeting to ex
press the indignation of the people at what they
believe and know to be a violent blow at their liitio
est and an assault upon their institutions, and de
structive of the fundamental idea of the government
we have been so proud of and under which we have
lived so successfully for a hundred years. Mr.
Webb went on to express the opiniou that the acts
of the canvassing board are illegal and arbitrary,
unjustified by law and equity. He closed a broad
and able discussion of the issue with counselling
moderation in act and speech.
At the conclusion of Mr. Webb’s remarks
the Hon. A. A. Strout, one of the defranchised
representatives, stepped to the front of tho
platform and was received with a whirlwind
of applause. Mr. Strout said;
Less than four months ago the people of this city
jissembled for the purpose of expressing their
choice for state and county offices and for select
in'* their Senators and Representatives to the
Legislature of the state. They had an important
duty to perform, both because of the gravity of the
issues involved in the campaign and and because of
the importance to the city of subjects of legisla
tion likely to arise Involving the fixing of the val
uation of the property of our citizens for the pur
poses of taxation for the next ten years, and other
business interests of great moment to all. Besides
it was the highest right exercised by a citizen living
under a free government—the right to have a voice
-in the enactment of the laws regulating his liberty,
his property and his relations to society, and the
right to assist in choosing the public servants in
trusted with the duty of the execution of these laws.
The discussion which proceeded the election had
been full and exhaustive, and although it is now no
ticeable that one party at least took but little part
in these public debates, the people came to the elec
tion with an intelligent appreciation of what men
and what measures they preferred. You know the
result. By a majority of nearly 700 votes the citi
__ r.U.otoH tlvo niAn whom t.hp.v flftnir
ed to represent them in these various offices of trust
and that verdict stands to-day and will stand as the
will of the people in spite of the machinations and
shameful disregard of duty of the reckless, and in
most cases irresponsible men who assembled in the
Council chamber at Augusta for the purpose of
thwarting that will and reversing that* decision.
And now this tribunal of self-constituted judges
have denied to the Representatives of your selec
tion the certificates of their election aud in other
instances have issued their summons to men] who
have not been elected to the offices they were called
to fill. To us personally this act of injustieeis of very
little importance. Had we been permitted, we
should 1 trust have discharged the duties of repre
senting your interests fearlessly and concicntionsly.
and that in this regard we should have represented
with equal fidelity the interests of all, v hatever
may be their partv|politics or religious faith. [Great
Applause.] But in the deeper and more comprehen
sive disaster involved in this assault upon represen
tative government and public morals and good faith
all personal and private considerations vanish and
are swallowed up in an indignation at tliej public
wrong perpetrated upon the people at large^and in
our anxiety for the future of Republican institu
tions.
And now whv are wo thus deprived of our rights?
it is not charged—at least not publicly charged—
that the election was not fairly conducted and that
any citizen was not allowed to exercise liis right of
voting as he wished and for whom he wished. All
, the requirements of the law touching the calling
and conducting the election were complied
with, so far as the people were concerned. The
vote was fairly aud correctly counted and publicly
announced, and at the close of the day no one had
auv doubt as to the result. It had not then occur
red to our law abiding citizens, accustomed as they
are to believe that their will would be respected by
tbeir servants, that a Governor and Council would
be found base enough—would dare to seize upon the
State and set aside for partizan purposes the will of
the people as expressed at the polls. But very soou
the air was full of rumors of their plots and to-day
we are astounded to find that this city, with all its
business and commercial interests, is unrepresented
in the House of Representatives^ Now what is the
pretext for this outrage? The constitution and
laws provided that the clerks of cities shall make a
record of the lists of votes given in the several
wards and that a return thereof shall be made in
to the Secretary of States office in the same manner
as selectmen of towns are required to do. What is
the purpose of this return? The constitution and
laws make answer. It is .that the Governor and
Council shall examine such returned copies of such
lists, and that they shall issue a summons, twenty
days before the first Wednesday in January “to
such persons as shall appear to be be elected by a
plurality of all the votes returned.** That is the lan
guage of the constitution.
The Legislature by subsequent enactment have al
lowed the amendment of defective returns in accord
ance with the record. Now I hold in my hand a
certified copy of the last return from this city. It
shows the original to have been properly signed, al
though 1 believe this certified copy, being made on
one of the new blanks gotten up to suit the tn^te of
t*rree njnires appear forlhe sigua
ture of the aldermen. Uur aldermen did not fall in
to that little trap. Some other citieS did. 1 will
read the return. (Mr. S. reads.) Now does it not
appear who was elected by a plurality of the votes?
Yes, it appears that the live Republican Representa
tives, beaded by the esteemed and lamented Moses
M. Butler, were elected by a clean majority of near
ly 6even hundred votes. At the bottom of the list
are written the words “Scattering, one hundred and
forty-three.'’ They were so entered in accordance
with a custom which lias prevailed in all reports and
returns of this kind since the formation of this
State, where the scattering votes were so few that
the result would not be changed. And it turned out
in the investigation which followed in the presence
of the Mavor and Aldermen of this city that all the
e<l all the different persons voted for except Ward
one. From that ward, which threw' a Democratic
majority, the clerk inadventantly returned “scatter
ing fourteen.” But fortunately lie preserved and
returned the original ballots to the city clerk, and
upon a recount iu the presence of Mayor, Aldermen
and clerk of the ward every scattering vote for Sen
ators and Representatives was accounted ,for. So
there was no iraud and no mistake iu fact. That,
at Augusta, I offered to show to the Governor and
Couneil. And yet upon this miserable pretext,
which added, substracted or disregarded, made no
difference in the result, a pretext which is without
even color of law, this city has been disfranchised.
And now let us see. I hold in my hand a certified
copy of the return of last year, it is the return by
which Edmund Dana, Jr., .Melville p. Frank,
Darius H. Ingraham and Frederic Fox, all belong
ing to the opposition, held their seats: .men by
whose votes the name of Governor Garcelon was
sent to the Senate and by whose aid he now holds
the seat he has disgraced by his action. That return
contained precisely the same defect which is now
held by tbe Governor and Couin 1 io be fatal. It
was good enough then to enable these men to take
their seats and elect Garcelon and the state officers,
including Mr. Gove, but it is not good now. Fatally
defective! Is anybody deceive! about that? In
stead of that return's being defective, I say to you
that, in my opinion, if an indictment should be
found against the Governor and Council for a cor
rupt conspiracy against the institutions of free gov
ernment, and contained n# more material error
than that found in this return, they could not
escape, on the ground of informality, the punish
ment they so richly deserve.
And now what is our duty as your representatives?
I have not consulted with my colleagues, but if they
are of the same mind that I am, we shall claim the
seats to which 3 011 have done us the honor to elect
us and use every honorable means to carry out your
expressed will. [Prolonged applause.] We hope
that the opposition will repudiate this action, taken
1 believe in the interests of a few reckless and des
perate men, and without consultation with the con
servative men of their party, and save the State this
humiliation and disgrace. 1 deprecate all violence.
Revolutionary acts are only justifiable, when the
cause is right, when the grievance is so intolerable
that it can no longer be borne and where:there is no
other redress. But there i3 another power, more
potent than armed men, and that is an aroused and
intelligent public opinion. On every side, from the
pulpit, the press, and from primary meetings of the
people, come the expressions of alarm ana cUsgnst
which this astounding fraud excites. In his recent
so called defence Gov. Garcelon speaks of this
as the action of “enraged and discomforted
politicians.” He is in erior—It is the voice uf the
people calling him to an account for Ills betrayal of
the trust they confide*I to his keeping. All the
teachings of our past history, ail that is noble in tbe
men who have preceded him rise up to condemn him.
Fortunately the genius of the state and the fate of
the republic do not depend upon the acts of the Gov
ernor and Council. The peoplo constitute the state,
and to their keeping and vindication we may safely
entrust those institutions of free government which
have been so rudely assailed by the man whose duty
it was to defend them with their lives. [Great ap
The Hon. W. W. Thomas, Jr. then submit
ted the following resolutions:
THE RESOLUTIONS.
Whereas. At the recent election, the citizens of
Portland, in the exercise of their constitutional
rights, and in the discharge of a solemn and respon
sible duty,united with the people of the State n the
selection of State and County officers, and chose
five Representatives to represent them in the Legis
lature, to whose char/o they entrusted important
and material interests. And,
Whereas, The Governor and Conncil of this State,
betraying the trust confided to them and usurping,
for revolutionary’purposes, powers for which there
is no warrant of law, and which properly belong to
other and independent departments of the govern
ment, have attempted to defeat and reverse the will
of the people as expressed at the polls, and to de
spoil our citizens of the right of full representation
in the Legislature, thereby depriving them of their
just share iu the enactment of laws which may im
pose serious burdens and sensibly affect the future
growth aud prosperity of our city, Therefore
Resolved, That we deplore and denounce the un
warranted and corrupt action of the Governor and
Council and their political advisers, <*is a conspiracy
to forward the selfish schemes of a few reckless poli
ticians at the expense of honesty and fair dealing, as
an outrage upon the people whose confidence and
trust they have violated, and of whom they have
proved themselves the unworthy servant-, as sub
versive of representative government as revolution
ary in its tendencies,aud as an insult to our citizens
whose rights have been recklessly disregarded anti
trampled under foot,without any justification what
ever.
Resolved, That this act, by which the popular will
is defeated and the largest towns and cities iu the
State are disfranchised, is the sure manifestation of
that decline of public virtue and fidelity in high
official station, which, if unchecked, will prove the
sure precursor of the destruction of our republican
institutions: that hitherto the history of the State
Inis been unsullied by any great executive wrong,
and that it is the duty of every good citizen to join
in condemning a policy which seeks to obtain by
craft and cunning, and under specious and unfound
ed appeals to the tech idealities mid mere forms of
law, political results which could not be reached
openly and honorably at the polls.
Resolved. That we believe that honest men of all
parties will unite to defeat this great wrong, and we
express the Lope that no one of our citizens will be
found who will accept the emoluments and the at
tending dishonor of an office to which he has not
been elected by the people.
MR. THOMAS’ REMARKS.
Iii submitting them, tlio resolutions, Mr.
Thomas said:
This master from a State point of view lias been
ably discussed and I will speak, fellow citizens, but.
one word in regard to our own interests as citizens
of Portland, ft is impossible for you to over-esti
mate the importance of a full representation at
Augusta in the Legislature at the next session.
This city covers in area less than three square miles
of territory, less than one ten-thousandeth part of
the area of the State. But. such has been our ad
vance in wealth, that these three square miles pay—
it ha*? been said one-eiglith of the State tax; but
the gent cman lias been too modest; it pays more
than one-eighth of the whole State tax. Out ot
every $8 assessed by the State on the cities * and
towns of Maine, the city of Portland pays more
than $1: to be specific, out of a State tax of less
than $1)00,000 assessed this year you pay
over $117,000. and you are disfranchised.
What is to ba done at the Legislature?
Among other tilings there is t * be a revaluation—a
new valuation is to be placed on every town and
plantation and city in the State. And what does
that mean? That valuation is to be the basis on
which you are to be called ou to pay taxes. Not for
one vear, nor for two years* but for the ensuing ten
years. And when a Legislature is to meet which
is to frame the basis ol taxation on which you arc to
pay your State tux for ten years to come, you rep
resent ing more than one-eiglith of the whole taxable
property of Maine, are disfranchised and have no
voice in the House of Representatives to speak one
word for you It is said the action of the Governor
and Council is only preliminary; that they may let
your Representatives in after awhile.; Yes, after the
mischief is done. And how do they propose to let
them in? They propose to let them in at the very
heel of the season, at the back door of the Legisla
ture. as a matter of courtesy. . .
Fellow citizens, by seven hundred majority you
elected your Representatives to march in on the
first day of the session at the front door as a matter
of right. (Continued applause.) The action that de
prives you of representation is an outrage, and as it
is impossible to overestimate the importance of your
being represented in the next Legislature, so it is
impossible to exaggerate the enormity of tlio out
rage by which you are disfranchised on a pretext .ko
thin that it will not bear the light of day. I move,
Mr. Chairman, the adoption of the resolutions.
(Continued applause.)
The resolutions were then unanimously
adopted.
HON. NEAL DOW.
Hon. Neal Dow spoke as follows:
In the Pkf.ss of the 22d, is an excellent article
upon the great robbery perpetrated by the Governor
and Council, in shamelessly and wickedly stealing
from the people the results of the last election. But
I was surprised to see in it an admission that the
persons who have been falsely mid fraudulently
counted in might properly for a limited time take
the seats of those who have been fraudulently and
wickedly counted out. The words are:
‘•On the first Wednesday of January next eight
persons, who have not been elected to the Senate,
whose only claim to a seat in that body consists in
in bogus certificates from the Governor and Council
will probably appear, take their seats and act in the
organization of that body. It would seem that self
respect would dictate ro these men after they had
performed this duty to quietly retire and allow the
men who have been legally elected to take their
seats.”
1 do not see how honest and honorable men can
possibly take those seats; even for a moment. If
they present themselves at the State House, it will
be with false and fraudulent certificates of election,
in their hands. They know, every honest and intel- !
ligent man knows, that such is the o:ily character of 1
those certificates. There is not an honest and true
word in them: then how can a man with any senti- ;
ment of honesty in his heart, any se ise of honor in j
his soul, join hamis with me vmains who nave
sought to perpetrate this shameful, shocking crime.
The doing of such a thing would be a proclama
tion that in no matter involving integrity and honor
could they be trusted, if the temptation to cheat,
steal and rob were presented to them, The credi
tors of such men can have. no security for the per
formance of their contracts of whatever kind, if
thev fancied their interests might be promoted by
violating them. Banks should not trust them, no
honorable man should deal or associate with them.
To cheat, to steal, to robe, is to take what belongs
to another without his consent,»and that is the
whole of it. The Governor and Council have iaken
the majority of the people's votes, and have handed
them over to parties to whom they do not belong, in
face of the earnest protests of those to whom they
belong. It is a robbery on a gigantic scale of that
which concerns the life of the nation. Let us see
the men who will present themselves at Augusta, to
condone this horrid crime and to share in it, and let
us stamp them as particepts crlminis in this dread
ful treachery to free institutions, and turn our
faces away from them, as from men infected with a
loathsome, contagion, fatal alike to honor and to
life. •
Many years ago there was a great abandon
ment of the Democratic party in this State by many
of its members, men of honor, who could not and
would not countenance its methods by remaining in
it From that day it has been a hopeless minority
here; but now it seeks to obtain a temporary ad
vantage by a method which has had no parallel this
side of New York, where elections have been car
ried by habitual fraud, as all the world knows.
Thomas Moore was Lord Chancellor to Henry
VIII., high in the king’s confidence and respect.
But he would not acknowledge the king as head of
the church. His wife begged him and entreated
him to yield, and pointed out to him that by only
one word he could save his life and they could pass
many happy years together. “But it would not be a
true word, dear wife, and I~ cannot say it*,. His
daughter threw her arms around his neck,in a flood
of tears and stifled by sobs. “Oh, Margary,” ex
claimed the father, “it would break my heart if
thou should’st try to persuade me to do this thing.”
“No, dear father,” she replied. “I would gladly sac
rifice my life to save thine, but I would suffer a
hundred deaths rather than thou should’st say a
false word or do a dishonorable act.” “Ah! there
spoke my own sweet daughter,” said the father, as
he pressed her to his bosom.
Thomas Moore was decapitated. His head was
placed on London bridge; his danghter went in a
dark, stormy night and brought it away. Governor
Garcelon and the rest of you, can you understand
such an act? That a man should willingly die if
the alternative were to do a dishonorable deed or to
say a false word.
MR. ALDEN J. BLETHEN
the last speaker of the evening was received
with applause.
He said that he supposed he had been invited here
because he represented no political party; that last
spring he connected himself with a party which he
believed had principles of reform and independence
of action at heart. His brief visit convinced him
that he had made a woeful blunder. He con
demned the action of the Governor and Council as
unjustifiable, and recommended an agitation by the
people, until those guilty of fraud sink so low in the
political stream t hat they will never appear again.
AbOWTfie surface.
The meeting then dissolved, the audience
as it dispersed giving vent to the indignation it
felt at the executive usurpation in language
+1+ mu nnwtoinlp fni*n!T»lo if nf ul nroiro vwi.
lit©. ________________________
METEOROLOGICAL.
INDICATIONS FOR THE NEXT TWENTY-FOUR
HOURS.
War Dep:t, Office Chief Signal )
Officer, Washington, D. C., >
December 24, l A. M. )
For New England.
falling barometei, northeast to northwest winds,
stationary or higher temperature, dandy weather
with rain or snow, possibly clearing away at the
southern stations.
SUNK AT SEA.
Loss of Steamship Barussia on the
Voyage to New Orleans.
OVER A HUNDRED PERSONS DROWN
ED.
London, Dec. 23.—Part of the crew of the the
steamer Barussia, from Liverpool, Nov. 20, for
New Orleans, have been lauded at Queenstown by
the British ship Wallowdale fjom Bassein. The
steamship was abandoned in a sinking condition on
the 2d inst.
The Barrusia had 180 passengers, of which num
ber 105 embarked at Liverpool and 75 at Corunna,
and the crew numbered 4if. After leaving Coruu.
na the 24th of November, she experienced terrific
weather and sprang aleak on the 1st of December.
The severity of the weather increasing she was
abandoned on the 2d. abort 350 milos ssuthwest of
Fayal. The captain and second officer remained on
the sinking steamer. The crew and passengers em
barked in eleven boats. The nine survivors have
no hope for the other boats, having, before they sep
arated, seen one boat capsize, drowning all its oc
cupants.
Queenstown, Deo. 23.—The survivors of tlie
Borussia starten immediately for Liverpool. It ap
pears that a panic occurred among the passengers
and crew. The survivors state that no order to
launch boats and prepare for abandonment of the
vessel was given by the officers. The crew them
selves lowered the boats without waiting for orders.
A bout a dozen passengers got into the boats with a
part of the crew. The remainder of the passengers
went down in the vessel with the captain, second
ffiate, three engineers, eleven firemen, three stew
ards, one carpenter and two boys. One boat was
swamped alongside the steamer and its oocupants,
five men, drowned. The survivors state that at nine
o’clock on the night of the of the abandonment of
the vessel they saw a rocket ascend from a steamer
and soon after her mast-head lights were seen sud
denly to disappear. Only sixty persons left in the
uoai3.
Cork, Dec. 22.—One hundred and eighty-four
persons were aboard the Borussia. The captain on
seeing the danger and that all efforts to save the
vessel would be useless, ordered the boats to be got
ready. Some rafts were prepared and necessaries
provided. Tne vessel was abandoned at night, there
being then 10 or 11 feet of water in the engine
room. Four or five boats were lowered about the
same time, but owing to darkness and a heavy sea
they were soon lost sight of each other.
EUROPE.
A New Ministry Wanted.
Paris, Dec. 23. A report of the refusal of De
Fteycinct to form a eabinet requires confirmation.
A Victory for the English Liberals.
Loonox. Dec. 23. The Times .acknowledges the
Sheflield election to be a legitimate Liberal Victory.
The Distress in Ireland.
The mayor of Dublin has a telegram from the
mayor of Adelaide, Australia, inquiring whether the
distress in Ireland would warrant an appeal for
their relief. The mayor replied affirmatively.
CUBA.
Incendiaries and Robbers to bo Executed.
Havana, Dec 23.- Captain General Blanco has
issued a proclamation announcing that incendiaries
and robbers captured in disturbed districs will be
be tried by verbal court martial and upon conviction
sentenced to death.
An official dispatch states the ex-insurgent chief
Pavcho diininez lately pardoned took up arms again
the 20th inst; and joined the insurgents from
Sawvti in an attack upon Arroyo. Blanco’s troops
repelled the attack, killing Jitninez with two lieu
tenants and dispersing the rest, and capturing 1000
cartridges.
|The Farragut Association.
Philadelphia. Dec. 23.—At a meotingof the
Farragut Association last evening, a committee was
appointed to go to Washington, to urge the Senate
committee to introduce a bill authorizing the pay
ment to ihe officers and men composing Farragut's
fleet, at bouuty for the destruction of the enemy’s
vessels below New Orleans.
MINOR TELEGRAMS.
flard coal has beeen found at a depth of fwenty
five feet, twelve miles north-east of Emerson., Man
itoba.
Advices from Fort McLeod of Nov. 30, confirm
the reports of destitution among the Blackfeet In
dians. Twenty-live have died of starvation.
The claim of the Jeffersonville, Madison &. In
dianapolis railroad for .$2 .000 for transportation
L*f home guard troops aud for property destroyed by
Morgan’s men during the war. has been file d at
Washington under the new act of Congress.
The residence of James Gleason, near Ayerstbwn,
N. J., was burned Monday. Three children, two
boys and a girl, perished in the flames.
BY TELEGRAPH.
THE GREAT FRAUD.
GOV. GARCELON ACKNOWL
EDGES ONE ERROR.
He Says Hu Never Knew About
Tbe Facts.
COUNCILLOR FOGG PRO
TESTS AGAINST ITS COR
RECTION.
Boss Pillsbury and Gang Pub
licly Defend the Steal.
A FUSION REPRESENTATIVE
DENOUNCES THE FRAUD.
Good Advice from a Prominent
Democrat.
PLENTY OP INDIGNATION MEETINGS
Augusta, Dec. 23.—Hon. Lleweleyn Powers had
an interview to-day with the Governor and Council
in regard to the counting out of John Burnham in
the county of Aroostook and the counting in of Al
fred Cushman. He asks to have the decision chang
ed and the summons recalled. The ground on
which the Council made the decision was that in the
return from the town of Ashland the name was
spelled Buruam, the silent letter “H” being omit
ted, and the Council declares that the votes so given
could not be counted for Mr. Burnham. Mr. Pow
ers contended that the two names, idem sonans,were
murder a prisoner named Burnham could be con
victed and hanged, though the name was spelled
Burnam in the indictment. Several decisions of
the Supreme Court of Maine sustain this view. Mr.
Powers then called the attention of the Council to
the fact that in the adjacent plantation
in the same district Mr. Cushman’s
Christian name was given in the return as Alford
instead of Alfred, differing in orthography and in
sound and not in fact the same name. Mr. Powers
then proved to the Governor and Council that if
both votes were counted or both rejected Burnham
would be elected and he insisted to the Council that
if John Burnam were counted out as a different
man from John Burnham, then Alford Cushman
should be counted as a different man from Alfred
Cushman. Mr. Powers insisted on both or neither
being counted. Gov. Garcelon admitted that Mr.
Powers’ argument was unanswerable, and said that
he had never before known the facts in the case;
he said justice required that Cushman’s summons
should be recalled and the seat given to Burnham.
Mr. Powers showed him precedents where this had
been done when a mistake had been made, as in tlii3
instance. Hon. S. S. Brown, of the Council, agreed
with the Governor, and said it was an error to have
counted out Burnham. Councillor Fogg differed
from the Governor and Mr. Brown, and violently
denounced any attempt to correct an error. He
said the count must stand as declared, no matter
how many mistakes or errors should be proved. Mr.
Powers believes that Gov. Garcelon will not permit
the matter to remain as it is but will take measures
to have so obvious a wrong corrected.
A Fusion Representative Denounces the
Fraud.
Bangor, Dec 23.—The following letter from the
fusion Representative elect of Hampden and Yeazie
class will appear in the Whig and Courier to-mor
row:
Yeazie, Dec. 23, 1S79.
To the Editor of the Whin and Courier:
I wish to give expression in part to my feelings at
the course pursued by the Governor and Council in
counting out members of the Legislature legally
elected. I have from the beginning publicly and
openly denouned their course as a fraud which no
liouuttt tnan yhotihi uphold, and I now 3»y that I Still
denounce it and will not uphold it either by my
voice or my vote, and 1 hope that every honest man
elected on the fusion ticket will join with me in
putting down this outrage.
(Signed) E. Sproul.
Good Advice From a Prominent Demo
crat.
Damariscotta, Dec. 23.—A call for an indigna
tion meeting Friday was circulated today, and un
animously signed. The feeling that the Governor
and Conncff’s action must not bo submitted to is
daily growiug stronger in this county, and many
Democrats and Greenbackers unreservedly con
demn the overturn. It has been rumored for a few
days past that ex-Congressman E. Wilder Farley
of Newcastle, opposed the Governor’s action. Mr.
Farley has prepared . the subjoined statement for
publication. Mr. Farley is an active Democrat, a
gentleman of undoubted integrity, and much re
spected by all parties for his sterling honesty. His
statement is as follows :
“Whatever may be the merits or demerits of the
action of Gov. Garcelon and Council in issuing cer
tificates of election to members of the next legisla
ture, the existing situation of political concerns is
to the best interests of the state. In my opinion
there is one aud perhaps only one easy, just and
honorable escape from this condition of affairs.
When the legislature assembles there is likely to be
little better than anarchy which will prove aestruc
tive of all good legislation and plunge the people of
Maine into a condition of unnecessary political ex
citement and personal contention. It is this: Let
every member who holds a certificate of election
against a.clear and undisputed plurality of the votes
of his district or county, rise in his place so soon as
the two houses are organized, and declare that in
his judgment that his opposing candidate was elect
ed at the polls, aud refuse to take advantage of any
technicality, aud resign his seat, t his being done I
see no reason why each branch may not seat the
rightful candidate before it adjourns for the day,
and without even reference of the subjects to com
mittee. This mode of settlement of an unhappy
controversy is for the majority of the legislature as
it will be constituted when it meets to determine. If
adopted it may change the political complexion, but
no matter for that if it is right. Let justice be done
though the heavens fall.
Indignation Meeting* in Brewer.
Bangor, Dec. 23.—A largo and enthusiastic, in
dignation meeting was held in Brewer this evening.
The speeches vigorously denounced the outrage on
the people and opposed any submission to it. The
speakers were Manly Hardy, Rev. Messrs. .Sargent.
Townsend and Beckwith, CoL Jasper Hutchings,^
Otis Gilmore, H. P. Sargent and Deacon George A
Snow. Resolutions were adopted that the people
should see that the wrong is righted at whatever
cost.
Indignation Meeting at Dexter.
Dexter, Dec. 23.—An indignation meeting was
held at the town hall last evening. It was a very
bad night, but there was a large attendance, many
ladies being present. A delegation came from
Dover. The enthusiasm was the greatest ever
shown in t-lie hall excepting at the war meetings.
Charles Shaw was President, and C. W. Curtis,
Secretary. The speakers were E. D. Wade, Major
C. H. B. Woodbury, Dr. E. A. Thompson. Col. J.
B. Peaks, the President and Secretary, J. II. Swan
ton and Richard Nutter, Greenbackers, M. L. Ab
bott Representative elect, J. D. Maxfield, captain of
the Light Infantry, Allen Merrill, D. D. Flint, N.
Dustin, Hon. Josiali Cjosby, H. L. Wood, T. P.
Sawyer, D. W. McCrillis and Capt. C. A. Boulelle of
Bangor. A letter from G. S. Hill, Representative
elect from Exeter, was read.
The general tone of the remarks was that submis
sion to the outrage was useless and would only en
nnnnrrA o ronpKt.inn • 111 at. thft HfiOnlo had tllC rCIllC
dy in their own hands and must avail themselves of
it. The committee on resolutions reported the fol
lowing:
1— That the September election resulted in a
popular vote for Hon. Daniel F. Davis, the Republi
can candidate for Governor, of 21,000 over the
Greenback candidate, and 40,000 over the Demo
cratic candidate; in the election of 19 Republican
Senators to 12 opposition Senators; in 90 Republi
can Representatives to 01 opposition Representa
tives; by which the election of Mr. Davis as Gover
nor would be assured by a Legislature so constituted
and the government in all its branches would be a
Republican administration.
2— That the action of Gov. Garcelou and ‘Council
in counting out eight duty elected Republican Sena
tors and 29 Republican Representatives, and count
ing in eight non-elected opposition Senators and 17
opposition Representatives, and disfranchising the
people by giviug no representation at all in the case
of twelve Representatives, thereby reversing the
duly rendered verdict of the people, is a high-hand
ed and unjustifiable proceeding, dangerous toJ their
liberties, fatal if acquiesced in, and merits the re
probation and abhorence of every honest man.
3.—That thereby live cities, Portland, Lewiston.
Rockland, Bath and Saco, having a population of
sixty-five thousand and paying one-quarter of the
State taxes, are without representation and reduced
to ciphers in the organization of the government for
the ensuing year, and many towns and districts are
in a still worse predicament, not by want of repre
sentation but through a misrepresentation by men
whom they have rejected at the polls.
—That the men who have resorted to such
means this year to perpetuate their power may be
expected to do the same next year with additions
and improvements whereby the electoral vote oi
Maine for President and Vice-President, live Repre
sentatives in Congress, the control of the Slate gov
ernment till 1883, under the system of biennial
elections, and the election of a United States Sena
tor will be accomplished, all in contravention of the
will of the people, and thereby popular government
be at an end.
5—That we will resist these outrages by all hon
orable means in our power; that to the insolent
question, “What are you going to do about it?” we
reply if there be no remedy under the forms of law
then as in 177G the legislative powers, incapable of
annihilation, have returned to the people at large |
for their exercise, and the people arc justified in in- j
tesposing with an arm}' and resisting even to the ;
shedding of blood.
Indignation Meeting in Corinna.
Coujnn’a, Dec. 23.—An indignation meeting was
hold in Temperance Hall, Corinna, last evening.
Owing to the bad weather the attendance was not
large. W. I. Wcod was called to the chair and F. J.
Whitney made secretary. Stirring speeches were
delivered by Capt. C. A. Boutelle, F. C. Brett and
Rev. R L. Howard of Bangor. The danger of the
course pursued by Gov. Garcelon and Council wan
portrayed in its true light. »
No such excitement has existed in this community
since the war. There w as a determination shown
never willingly to submit to the abominable fraud
perpetrated by Garcelon and Council. Appropriate
resolutions were passed and a committee selected to
act with other patriots, regardless of party,through
out the State. At the close of the meeting three
rousing cheers were given for the speakers and
three more for Daniel F. D^vis. After an gable ad
dress by Capt. C. A. Boittelle the speaker took the
train to till an engagement at Dexter.
Indignation Mooting at Dover.
Doveii Dec. 23.—A large and very earnest meet
ing of leading citizens of Dover and Foxcroft with
delegations from numerous other towns, was held
at Mayo’s hall this evening to denounce the count
ing out conspiracy of the Governor and Council.
Ex-Secretary of State Ephraim Flint presided, with
a number of vice presidents. Prayer was offered by
the Rev. C. A. Plumer. The meeting was address
ed by A. G. Lebroke, of Foxcroft; Col. J. B Peaks
and C. A. Boutelle, of Bangor; Rev. C. A. Plumer,
and Rev. S. C. Whitcomb, of Dover; Hon. Charles
Shaw, of Dexter, and W. P. Young, of Milo. The
most intense indignation was manifested, and the
meeting enthusiastically expressed a determination
never to submit to such a reversal of the people’s
will.
Excitement throughout Piscataquis county is
greater than has been known since the Rebellion
and is not confined to one party; and the most con
servative citizens are most earnest in declaring that
the wrong must be righted. An executive commit
tee of prominent citizens was appointed to cooper
ate with the people of other communities.
An Indignation Meeting to be Held at
Rockland..
Rockland, Dec. 23.—Petitions were put in cir
culation yesterday and have now received several
hundred signatures, asking Mayor Love joy to call a
public meeting of citizens for the purpose of taking
counsel together and adopting such measures as may
seem.requisite for redress of great public grievance
imposed by the action of the Governor and Council •
in rejecting ahe return of the votes from this city
and refusing to allow its correction from the rec
ord, and in their attempt to reverse the will of the
people of the state as expressed at the polls in Sep
tember.
In response to this petition Mayor Lovejoy will
to-morrow issue a call for a public meeting at Far
well Hall, on Friday evening. There is universal
indignation among the Republicans at the action of
the Governor and Council and it increases as time
tmetipg while. numbers of Democrats exnress con
damnation of tlie “counting out” while others un
mistakably feel a disapproval which they do not
express.
Councillor Monroe Snubbed.
Councillor Monroe was in town to-day and met
with very harsh words from some of his acquain
tances, one citizen who had J been quite an inti,
mate friend peremptorily ordering Mr. Monroe out
of his place of business.
The Augusta Fusionists Defending Gar
celon’s Shameless Conduct.
The fusionists met in Granite Hall this evening.
Previous to the opening of the meeting a hand of
music stationed in the gallery performed a series of
airs. The hall was well filled, but was devoid of
that enthusiasm which marked the indignation
meeting of the Republicans.
Ai Staples, Esq., called the gathering to order
and Samuel Lancaster, Esq., was made president
and A. J. Cameron, J. F. Pierce and C. D. Morton,
were named secre'aries. Mr. Lancaster on taking
the chair thanked the meeting for the honor
conferred, and made quite extended re
marks. He said jit had happened that the Gover
nor in the solemn discharge of his duty and under
oath has so determined the questions before him as
to give dissatisfaction to some disappointed persons
and hence the attempt to coerce the Executive. He
referred to the denunciations heaped upon the Gov
ernor and Council by the indignation meetings.
There was not the first specific complaint by any
body against the Executive. The counting was done
according to law and nobody could find fault. The
Republicans had been accustomed to' amend the re
turns and this was why they wished to get at them
tins year. Governor Garcclon read the Constitu
tion, read his oath and counted the votes according
to the Constitution and the laws.
After the reading of a long list of Vice Presidents
the following gentlemen were appointed to draft
resolutions: R. W. Black, Lemuel B. Fowler, E. C.
Allen, Wm. E. Lowell, John A. Potter.
E. R. Pierce was the next speaker. He looked to
the year 18G1 for a precedent of the scenes now
being enacted. He deprecated the indignation meet
ings. Said they would grow more violent and end
in a mob. Governor Garcelon had not been proved
guilty; he had done his duty. If the people persist
ed in making armed resistance and there was not
power enough in the stale to suppress It the United
States would step in.
The following resolutions were adopted:
Ra&oltuuL That Governor Gnrcelon and hia Coun
cil are entitled to and receive the sincere thanks cf
the loyal citizens of Maine for resisting with manly
firmness the formidable and persistent efforts of de
signing politicians, banded together for the purpose
to intimidate and coerce them into making, in sub
serviency to their own partisan views and interests.
tors and Representatives to tlie Legislature con
trary to the mandates of the constitution and the
laws of the State in harmony therewith.
Resolved, That the coarse ami brutal abuse heaped
upon the executive of the State by a rebellious par
tisan press, and by rebellious partisan speakers at
incendiarv and treasonable gatherings, by reason of
the faithful discharge of a constitutional duty, is at
once a disgrace to its authors, an outrage upon the !
officials assailed and an indignity to the people of
Maine, whose honor is assailed in the person of its
chief magistrate.
Resolved, That differ as individual opinions may
respecting the construction of the provisions of the
constitution and laws regulating the count of the
returns'of votes, yet the fact remains that the Gov- ,
ernor and Council, and they alone, are the tribunal
entrusted with the power, discretionary and plenary
in its nature, of declaring what persons from an ex- j
animation of the returns in due form appear to be '
elected, and to issue summons accordingly, and i
there exists no power inside and no rightful power |
outside the government that can legitimatelyreverse,
annul or override their preliminary decision, except j
the two house3 respectively when they come to” a !
Anal readjudication or each contested case, and .all '
efforts meanwhile to set the doings of the executive
at defiance and intimidate the members holding the j
executive summons from taking their seats are |
seditious, revolutionary and treasonable, and are
punishable as such.
Resolved. That the organized effort now being
made under the leaderships of designing and un
scrupulous parlizans to incite the people to count
less deeds of violence and to open revolt against the
state government by counseling a resort to force
and arms, will, if threats ripen into acts, be nothing
short of a rank rebellion, and the authors, aiders
and abettors of it should and will be summarily
dealt with as guilty of treason to the state.
Resolved, That it is the imperative duty of every
good and loyal citizen without reference to party
predilections, of every friend of law and order and
of constitutional government if unhappily the crisis
shall demand its exercise, to standby and strength
en the hands of the state authorities in the un
avoidable task imposed by the Constitution and
laws of upholding their supremacy against any and
every attempt which may be made by the advocates
of mob violence to subvert the constitutionally or
dained government of the state and inaugurate civil
war with all its concomitant horrors, and tills as
semblage pledges itself to aid in doing so.
Resolved, That the Associated Press, under its
present management, is a nuisance that ought to be
abated. It is in the hands of the conspirators or
ganized for the overthrow of the government and
teems with exaggerated aceounts of the magnitude
and tlie character of their public gatherings, and
with false statements touching the state of public
sentiment in the different parts of the state. It
suppresses all information unfavorable to them
selves, all facts and documents in explanation or
defence of the doings of the Executive, including
the recent letter from the Governor himself, and is
engrossed in efforts to inflame popular feeling by
falsehood and misrepresentation to the pitch of mob
violence and armed resistenee against public au
thority. It is in fact a violent engine in the service
of the rebellionists and is employed wholly for the
advancement of treasonable aims. All decent news
papers should withdraw from the rascally concern
and all loyal citizens should discredit the truthful
ness of its emanations.
F. F. Pillsbury next spoke, saying they were as
sembled because of this angry and evil disposed
bureac oi war. au auacs upon me suite nouse
would be treason, and that means death to the trait
ors.
Congressman Ladd made some remarks.
The resolutions were read and Gov. Garcelon
spoke. He asked them to sustaiu him and his col -
leagues in their acts.
A letter from Judge Rice, and brief remarks by
Dr. Crooker and E. C. Allen closed the meeting.
Fusion Senatorial Candidates in Andros
coggin to Contest.
Lewiston, Dec. 23.—Fusion^candidates for Sena
tors, Tibbetts and Lane, have notified the Andros
coggin Republican Senators who have received cer
tificates that they shall contest their seats. They
claim that the vote of Auburn should be thrown out.
President Hayes on the Outrage.
Boston, Dec. 23.—A Washington special to the
Journal says that President Hayes, in conversation
with Representative Williams of Wisconsin this
morning, expressed himself decidedly on the Maine
situation. He said that the Maine business was
not going to succeed, if he were one of the Repub
lican members of tbe Legislature be would sit there
until September and use every device known to par
liamentary law for the protection of the minority.
All other business should be suspended until tbe
wrong was righted. He would not resort to force,
but he would endeavor to bring to bear upon theso
gentlemen such n weight of public opinion that
they could not escape or resist it. They should be
thwarted in their revolutionary purpose until they
were made to feel tint the will ot the majority,
when properly and legally expressed, must control.
He expressed the opinion that the good people of all
parties, as the facts became known, would emphati
cally condemn the outrage.
General Butler Bossing the Counting Out
Job.
A Washington special to the Traveller says the
belief gains ground here in best informed political
circles that Gen. Butler is behind the scenes in
Maine and that Garcelon and his Council are acting
throughout upon his legal advice. The nicety of the
technical points on which the count out is based
savors strongly of that acute faculty for legal hair
splitting for which the General is celebrated.
Accidently Shot.
Bangor, Dec. 23.—Henry Jiamsdcllof Lincoln,
was found dead at tbe foot of Folsomc Pond this af_
ternoon, shot in the breast and head. He weut oui
Sunday to look for an i otter he had wounded late
Saturday afternoon. It is supposed he was aoci
lentally shot, dying from wounds and intense cold.
Elis age was 35, and he was unmarried.
MAINE.
Fire in Norridgewock.
Skowelegan, Dec. 23.—A farm house owned
and occupied by John W. Bates of Norridgewock,
was destroyed by lire yesterday morning. Loss $700.
Insured for $500. Fire caught from a stove pipe.
MARINE NEWS.
A Bristol Vessel Abandoned.
Vine valid Haven, Dec. 23.—Schooner Rosie and
Adra, of Bristol,Me., Hetcb, Perth Amboy for Port
land, with coal, sailed from Vineyard Haven the
20tli. A strong nojthe-westerly gale drove her back
from Nauset and she anchred near Cross Rigs light
ship. Monday the wind veered to the eastward and
blew a gale with a heavy sea and blinding snow.
The sea bad a clean sweep over the vessel and
caused a leak. She set the signal of distress and
was abandoned. A life boat from the steamer John
Hopkins took oft'the crew.
AFGHANISTAN.
A Slight Skirmish at Cabul.
London, Dec. 23.—The Viceroy of India tele
graphs to-day that General Bright reports a contin
ued advance of reinforcements. All is quiet at Pei
zeron and convoys are p .ssing thence to Jagdulluk.
The Kugianis are quiet. . ....
A dispatch from Roberts at Cabul on the lJtn
says there was a slight skirmish on the 18th, during
which one or two of the principal Afghan leaders
were killed. The British loss was one killed and
two wounded. Snow fell there during the light,
but is disappearing.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL
Portland Ouily Wholesale Market.
Portland. Dee. 23.
The market for Breadstuffs continue firm and
prices fully sustained, but trade is light. The poul
try trade is lively; good Turkeys are scarce, aud we
quote them at lG^lSc; Chickens in good sup
ply, many of which are of inferior quality and
selling at [email protected]; Fowl are very plenty at [email protected];
Geese are coming in freely and of good quality. The
indications are that an abundant supply will be in
the market Wednesday, as large quantities are be
ing shipped from the West aud Canada, and we
predict a decline in prices. Eggs show a slight fall
ing off at 23c.
The following are io-day’s quotations of Flour,
Graiu, Proi: 'ins. Ssc.
flouo lirnni.
Superfine.5 [email protected] 7.7 , Yellow Corn,
Extra Spring..G [email protected] GOI, car lots GJ
XX Spring — 7 [email protected] 60|H. M. ®?
Patent Spring , hew Corn ‘ M
Wheats.9 [email protected] 75|Oats,
Michigan Win- Sacked Bran . 20 00
...V'.V nr.! KS7 7RI MMs... iffi2400
Low Grade . I Corn, bag lots.. 70
Michigan....6 [email protected] 75'Moal, ‘ •• r
St. Louis Win- Oats, ..
ter good.7 [email protected] 7o j Bran, * ••
W nter fair. ..0 [email protected] 001 Mid’ngs, “ .. @25
Winter best. ..8 [email protected] 25 Eye. “ .. 110
Produce. Provswiou*.
Turkeys . ... 10®18 (Mess Beef.. 10 [email protected] 00
Chickens .... [email protected] Ex Mess.. 11 75^12 00
Chickens 8|10 Plate.12 [email protected] 25
SS?.*::... • • • • «23 1 Ex Eiatc-12 7r>@13 oo
Potatoes. .3 [email protected] 50 pork—
gw potato Backs.. ..10 75S17 00
rrish notatoes, Clear.10 [email protected] 25
iar lots . [email protected] Mess.15 [email protected] 25
Oinou“ tjjbbl.3 [email protected] 75.Hams. 9%@12
orate. .2 [email protected] 25 S urd.
Pound Hogs. • • [email protected] Tub, P1 lb.8 Vs m 9
x.oundTierces, lb p..8%@ 8%
Maine..®. Ilf^ .10 @10%
Vermont. [email protected] Kegs .. ..
K. V. Factory. 12&14 Bran*.
Pea.2 20a
Orances• Mediums.1 [email protected] 00
Pale: moMPbx 3 [email protected]*00 Yellow Eyes..2 [email protected] 25
Vale. ■•iM»case 1“ 00 Butter.
“ Pbox 0 00 Family, |> lb.. 27® 32
Lemon Store.. • • . VI% 2w
Messina.4 [email protected] 00 Ap,*'c";l,-, ,n
Paie mo.^4 00S4 50 green^.1 ^ 0
Peanuts— - do Eastern.. 5® 6-2
Wilmington.1 60ffll 70 Sugar.
Virginia. — 1 50®1 62 Granulated.... @10
Tennessee... 1 [email protected] 35 Extra 0 . @ Wl
Castana, ft.. [email protected] C. a8%
Walnuts, “ 12 31 4c Syrups. r«66
Filberts, “ [email protected]|
Pecan. '* [email protected]
FREIGHTS—To the West Indies there is very lit
tie doing owing to the scarcity of vessels suitable
for that business, in Grain freights there is noth
ing to note and rates have fallen off consideral- j,
about 5s $> quarter being the quoted price. Coast
wise business is fair and good rates are obtained on
Coal. We notice the following charters for the week
ending December 23d:
Brig St. Francois. Bsitland to Buenos Ayres, lum
ber $14 00.
Scbr ,T. Nickerson, Portland to New York, heads
p. t.
Schr Congress, New York to Portland, iron 1 7o
ton.
Schr Tcazer, New York to Dueksbury, coal 1 SO
and discharge.
Schr Nellie Chase, New York to Portland, coal at
1 25 and discharge.
Schr Kranz, Baltimore to Portland, coal p. t.
Schrs John E. Sanford, Bay State and Mabel Hall,
New York to Portland, coal p. t.
Brig R. M. Heslen, Portland to Havana, shooks
and heads 29c, or Matanzas or Cardenas 26c.
Brig Ernestine, Baltimore to Portland, coal 2.40.
Brig O. B. Stillman, Portland to Cardenas, shooks
and heads 25c.
Schr Lizzie B. Gregg, Portland to Matanzas, sugar
shooks and heads 2Gc.
Schr B. L. Townsend, Boothbay to Philadelphia,,
ice 75c and towed from Portland.
Graail Trunk Elevator.
The following is a statement of Grain at the Grand
Trunk Elevator, December 23:
Wheat. Peas. Oats. Eye.
Cars. Cars. Cars. Cars.
Balance in Elevator.. 150 63 13 IS
Received. 6
156 57 13 23
Forwarded. 22
Balance. 134 57 13 23
Receipts of Maine Cenrnl.
PORTLAND, Dec. 22.
For Portland, 17 cars miscellaneous merchandise;
for connecting roads, 33 cars miscellaneous mer
chandise __.
Daily Domestic Receipts.
By water conveyance—1000 bush Commeal to G.
W. (True & Co._
Boston Stock Market.
[Sales of the Broker’s Board, Dec. 23.]
First Call.
' 3 Portland. Saco and Portsmouth R. B.... 102
Cheese Market.
Little Falls, N. Y.. December 22.—The sales of
factory cheese here to-day amounted to 1000 boxes
at 10%@12c; 125 boxes of dairy cheese were sold
at [email protected] Butter—sales of 75 packages at [email protected]
{Vew York Stock and Money Market.
New York,Dec. 23—Evening.—Money ranged as
high as 7, closing 5 per cent. ;prime mercantile pa
per 5&6 per cent. Sterling Exchange weak 480%
for long and [email protected]% for short sight. Govern
ments quiet and generally steady.
The transactions at the Stock Exchange aggregat
ed 214,700 shares.
•jL'ne roilowing are to-day’s closing quotations of
Government securities :
United States 0’s. 1881. reg.104Vs
United States (Vs, 1881, coup.....107 Vs
United States new5’s, reg,.103
United States new 5*s, coup.103
United States new 4%’s, reg.106 Vs
United States, new 4 V2’s, coup.106 Vs
United States new 4*s,reg.103
United States new 4’s,.103 vs
Pacific 6’s of 95 . ..121
The following were the closing quotations of
Stocks :
C iiicago & Rock Island.147
I llinois Central. 98
C.. B. & Quincy.125%
Chicago & Alton. 99%
Chicago ct Alton prefeixcd- ..118
New York Central. .127
Lake Shore.100%
Michigan Central. 91%
Erie.". 41
X'lrie preferred. 67%•
Northwestern. 8(5%
Northwestern preferred .102%
M ilwaukee & S t. Paul. 72
New Jersey Central. 79%
St. Paul preferred. 98%
Union Pacific. 82 %
Western Union Tel. Co.100%
California Miuaug Stocks.
San Francisco, Dec. 23.—The following are the
closing Quotations of Mining stocks to-day:
Alnlin. 634 Hale & Noreross.... 5-vs
Alta. 1 Va Julia Consolidated. 114
Belcher. 2 Justice.27-32
Best‘& Belcher. 8% .Mexican.15%
Bullion. 3Vs Northern Belle— 8%
Ca';foraia. 3 Oplnr.lOVi
ChoJar. 5Vi Overman. 2%
Consolidated Va* .. 3 Raymond. 13-18
Eureka Con.10% Union Con.3814
Crown Point. 1% Sierra Nevada.18%
Exchequer. 2Vs Yellow Jacket. 8
Gould & Curry. 4Vs Bodie. —
Grand Prize.. .... 5-18 Imperial.13-18
Savage. 4 Potosi. 2Vb
*Ex-div.
Watertown Cattle Market.
Watertown,Dec. 23.—Beef Cattle—receipts 312
head; supply light; prices ruled firm at last week's
quotations: few heavy beeves, very choice, sold 7Vi
07Va; sales of choice 7 3507 50; extra 8 7507 00;
first quality 8 0008 50; second quality at 5 00 a;
5 75; third quality at 4 0004 75; Store Cattle,
Working Oxen pair $180; (Milch Cows and Calves
at $200850; fancy Cows at $55085; Farrow Cows
at §100820; yearlings at $7<0$14;two years old at
$120$25; three years old at $200835; Western fat
Swine, live, 5Vac \) lb; Northern dresseu vogs at 8.
Sheep and Lambs—receipts 1256 head; market is
dull and sales light; few fine flocks Lambs sold at
advance of V20 lb; no demand for other kinds;
sales in lots at 2 6003 50 each; extra 4 5005 50;
Spring ambs at 4% 08c; Veal Calves 405V2
Chicago Live Stock Market.
Chicago, Dec. 23.—Hogs—Receipts 11,000 head;
shipments 800 head; market weak and unsettled;
oul\ few small dealers buying: choice heavy 4 500
4 70; light 4 4504 80; mixed packing 4 3004 50.
Sheep—receipts 700; shipments 550 head; fair lo
cal demandjinarket steady 3 100 4 40.
Domentlic Market*.
New YORK.Dec. 23—Evening.—flour—Receipts
18,731 bbls; opened dull and closed higher and
rather more doing for export; sales 10,600 bbls;
No 2 at 4 2505 10; Sup. Western and State at 5 30
@5 90;extra Western and State at 8 0006 25; good
10 choice do at 8 3008 26; White Wheat Western
extra at 8 2506 75; fancy do at 6 80.08 50; ex
tra Uhio at 0 1007 75; extra St. Louis at 6 000
8 50; patent Minnesota extra at 7 25^8 00; choice
to double extra at 8 1000 00, including 4000 bbls
City Mills extra at 6 0006 20-; 1400 bbls No 2 at
4 2505 10; 1100 bbls Superfine at 5 3505 00; 1.
800 bbls low extra at 6 06 05; 440 bbls Winter
Wheat extra at 6 1008 60; 5100 bbls Minnesota
extra 6 0000 00, closing firm. Southern flour quiet
and steady; sales 800 bbls; extra at 6 15 a6 85;
at choice 6 9508 50. Rye flour dull at 5 3005 Co
for Superfine. Cornmeal dull; Yellow Western 2 75
@3 25; Brandywine at 3 3003 35. Wheat—ex
ports 31,143 bush; receipts 25,650 bush; opened
dull and weak, closing about lc higher;sales 1,37G,
>00 bush; better export demand, including 622,000
lush on the spot; ungraded Spring at 1 34® 1
S'o 8 do at 1 40® 1 4_1: ungraded W inter Ked i
juiet: State and Canada at 97. i'oru—exports 32,
308 bush; receipts 79,200 bush; the market opened
duck and closed shade firmer with moderate trade;
sales 307,000 bush, including 215,000 bush on the
spot: ungraded at 02®05c: No 3 do Gl%®®GLe;
steamer 0314 ®03% c; No 2 at 63%@64 in store;
1341,4 t/ OOe afloat; ungraded White 06c; steamer for
December at 02% c; No 2 for December at 6414®
04V2c; January 02®0214c; l’cb 0214 ® 02%. Oats
—receipts 37,930 bush; dull and rather easier; sales
02.000 bush; 49c for No 3;50c for do \Vhite:50e for
No 2: 5114 ®52c do White; 50c for No 1; 52 @5214
do White: Mixed Western at 49® 50c: White Wes
tern at 4914®5014e; White State at 50®' u«. Wbi
jrUr steady and quiet; 200 hhds Cuba 6!4®7!4;fair
to good refining quoted 7%®77/8c;refined unchang
ed and in moderate demand. quiet and
unchanged at 35®47c. Petroleum is unchanged
and dull;united 1 10% ; crude in bbls 7% .a8%(-re
fined at 8%. Tallow quiet and steady 6%. Fork
shade firmer and rather quiet; 320 mess on spot at
12 50; nothing done in futures. ILard is stronger
and more active; 1500 prime steam on spot at 7 80
7 87, closing 7 75®7 80 for old, 7 90 new.
Freights to Liverpool more active: Wheat
steam 4. i
Chicago. Dec. 23.—Flour nominal. Wheat is
active, firm and higher; No 2 Red W'inter at 1 31®
1 33; No 2 Chicago Spring at 1 [email protected] 31% cash;
1 32V8®1 3214 for January; 1 3214 for February:
No 3 Spring 1 14; rejected 97V2C. Corn is in good
demand and shade higher at 40c for cash ;4014c for
January; 40%c February; 4014c May rejected at
37% c. Oats in good demand and shade higher at
341/2c for cash; 84%®35c for January; 35%cFeb
ruary; rejected 32c. Rye firmer 79% @80. Barley
easier 88c.
Receipts—19,000 bbls flour, 114,000 bush wheat,
218.000 bush corn, 53,000 bush oats, 0,000 bush
rye, 28,000 bush barley.
Shipments-21,000 bbls flour, 18,000 bush wheat,
02.000 bush corn, 29,000 bush oats, 1,900 bush
rye, 11,000 bush barley.
A t the afternoon call of the Board, Wheat closed
in good demand and V2®%c higher. Corn active
and firm and %c higher. Oats are stronger and 14c
higher. Pork strong and at 13 00 January; 13 8214
asked February. Lard in good demand 21/2 higher
St. Louis, D. 23.—Flour easier. WTieat is lower;
No 2 Ked Fall 1 32% ®1 3314 cash;. 351s®l 35%
for January; 1 40® 1 40% for Feb; No 3 do^ 1 24.
Corn is lower at 35%®3514c cash; 35V20 for De
cember; 30®30% January; 38c Feb. Oats higher
at 87%c for cash and December. Rye quiet at 81c
bid. Barley unchanged; choice 85®90c. Pork is
firm 13 09 cash; 13 00®13 0214 January. .Lard is
higher 7 35. Bulk Meats strong.
Receipts—3,000 bbls tiour, 47,000 bush wheat,
78.000 bush corn, 5,000 bush oats, *2,000 bush
rye, 7,000 ousli bailey.
Shipments—8,000 bbls flour,| 75,000 bush wheat,
9.000 bush corn, 00,000 bush oats, 0000 bush bar
ley, 0000 bush rye.
New Orleans, Dec. 23.—Cotton in fair demand;
Middling uplands 11% c.
Memphis,Dec. 23.—Cotton firmjMiddling uplands
11% c.
Savanxaii, Dec. 23.—Cotton quiet and firm; Mid
dling uplands at 1214c.
Mobile, Dec. 23.—Cotton firm; Middling uplands
at 11% e._
European Markets.
r ____ T-.,, „ 00 10 OI\ D 07 tip.
for money and 97 1-10 for account.
London. Dec. 23—12.30 P. M.—American secu
rities—United States bonds, new 5s, 106Vs 5 4Vfes
at 10914; 4s, 100Vs; Erie 42V2.
Liverpool,Dec. 23-12.30 P. M.— Cotton market
firmer; Middling uplands at 6%d; Orleans 7d; sales
10,000 bales; for speculation and export 1000; re
ceipts 27,100, American 17,200.
Liverpool, Dec. 23—12.30 P. M.—FlouralO [email protected]
13; Winter Wheat 11 [email protected] 7; Spring Wheat 10 3
@13 ; Californi average 10 [email protected] 7; club do at 11 0
@11 10; Corn at 5 10; Peas at 7. Provisions, &c.,
—Pork 80; Beef 82; Lard 37 3; Bacon at 38a39;
Cheese at 05. Tallow at 37 0, at Lor Ion at 49.
SLADE’S ENGLISH MUSTARD and CONGRESS
Yeast Powder received the Award at the Mechan
ics Fair. Both are pure and standard articles, and
sold by most every grocer in Portland. Try them
and you will have no other.
MABR1A6EM
In Windham, Dec. 20, by W. H. Varney, Esq.,
John P. Frink and Miss Emily Dudley, both of Gor
ham. „
In Bridgton, Dec. 17, by Rev. O. M. Cousens, llio
mas Freeman Severance and Miss Carrie L. Dresser
both of Lovell.
In Bridgton, Dec. 20, by Rev. O. M. Cousens, Sami
G. Burnell and Miss Lizzie A. Wood, both of Bridg
ton. __
DEATHS.
In this city, Dec. 22, at the residence of Capt.
Haven, Milton D. Cleveland, aged 18 years 3 months
and 12 days. His remains were taken to Rockland.
In this city, Dec. 23, Mrs. Mary A., wife of Daniel
S. Jones. ...
[Funeral on Thursday afternoon at 2Vz o clock.
Burial private.] , „„
lu this citv, Dec. 23, Richard Thomas, youngest
sen of Patrick and Rosannali Connelly, aged 2 years
24 days. , _ .
[Funeral Thursday afternoon at 2V2 o clock, at
No. 31 Danforth street.
In this city, Dec. 23, John Wall, aged 50 years.
[Funeral this Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock,
at No. 10 Market street.
In Cranberry Isles, Dec. 15, suddenly, Mrs Emma,
wife of Albert Gilley.
In Metucben, N. J., Dec. 18, Airs. Susan, wifo of
Stephen T. Fowler, formerly of Portland, aged 05
years.
Hp-The funeral of Michae Joyner will take place
Thursday afternoon at 2.30 o’clock from his late
residence. .
depabti be of ocean steamers
name from for date.
Gallia.New Y'ork..Liverpool —Dec 24
Amerique.New York..Havre.Dec 24
Alps.New York..Kingston.Dec 24
Frisia.New York. .Hamburg ... .Dec 25
City nf Montreal.. .New York.. Liverpool... Dec 2o
Dominion.Portland.. .Liverpool— Dec 2o
Saratoga.New York..Ha#ana.Dee 20
City of Alexandria New York. .Vera Cruz... .Dec 27
Victoria.New York..London.Dec 27
Germanic.New York. .Liverpool ... .Dec 27
Ethiopa.New York..Glasgow.Dec 27
Montana.New York..Liverpool....Dec 3D
Algeria.New York..Liverpool —Dec 31
Baltic.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 1
Lako Winnipeg.. ..Portland ...Liverpool.Jan ^
Circassia.New York..Glasgow.Jan 3
Republic.New York. .Liverpool —Jan 3
Wyoming.New York..Liverpool ....Jau 0
Scythia.New York..Liverpool —Jan <
Westphalia.New York. .Hamburg.... Jau 8
Brooklyn.Portland.. .Liverpool.Jan 9
MINIATURE ALMANAC ....DECEMBER 24.
Sun rises.7.34 I High water. 7.51
Sun sets.4.25 | Moon sets. 4.03
AT A TsTTn.Wft.
OJRT OF PORTLAm
TUESDAY, December 23.
Arrived.
Steamer Falmouth, Hall, St John, NB, via East
port for Boston.
Steamer City of Portland, Pike, Boston for East
port and St John, NB.
Cleared.
Sch Mercv T Trundy, Crowley, New York—Berlin
Mills.
Sch Linnet, Gray, Belfast—Kensell & labor.
Sell Atlantic, Gray, Bellas—Kensell & Tabor.
Sch Arrival, Farnnm, Boothbay—D Choate.
SAILED—Ship Kingsport; barques Cedar Croft,
Persian; brig Henry P Dewey; schs A Ii Weeks, Ad
die Ryerson, Abby Weld, Chalcedony, and others
bound east. Some’ westerly bound coasters started
and put back.
ggjf-The Custom House will not be open for the
transaction of business on Thursday, Dec 25th,
(Christmas.)
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.
W1SCASSET, Dee 10—Ar, schs J H Miller, Blag
don, and I> L Sturgie, Boston; Isabella, Lewis, and
Niger, Merry, do. , „ _ .
Dec 18—Sid, sobs Sami Fish, Teel, for Savannah;
Emeline, Roberts, Portland. . „
Dec l'J—Sid, sch Keren Happuch, Lewis, Friend
•ShDec 20—Sid, sch Irene E Mcservey, Wall, Savan
nah.
CRANBERRY ISbliS, Dec 17—Ar, schs Baker,
Bunker, and Neptune, Bunker, Portland.
;,|8I of Vessel* buill on the Kennebec Hir
er in 1S?9.
Ship Theodore II Allen, 1537, by T J Southard &
Son, Richmond.
Ship Soltaire, 1531, by E Sewall, Bath.
Shiti Manuel Llagnuo, 1732, by 3 McDonald,Bath.
Barque Havana. 049, by Wm Rogers, Bath.
Barque A C Wade, 522. by Wm Rogers.
Barque Guy C Goss, 1572, Goss, Sawyer & Paok
nI*Scli B W Morse, 558, bv I) W & 11 F Morse, Bath
Sch F L Schepp, 1 US, by Thos Hagan, Bath.
Sch Chas A Briggs. 757, by Goss & Sawyer, balb.
Sch Hattie S williams, 8U7, by Goss, Sawyer*
Packard.
Sch Chas H Tricke.f. 281, by Goss & Sawyer.
Sell Quaker City, 510, by Goss & Sawyer.
Scii Reuben S Hunt. 182. by Deering & Donnell.
Sell Mentor, 82, by C Y Mlnott, Phipsburg.
Sch Nellio V Ropes, 290, by Goss, S & P.
Sch Nellie T .Morse, 4G0. by B W * II F Morse.
^'..1. TJ Duller 1177 ItvTW) U’liltaflPtl].
Sell Parker M Hooper, (577, by I) (J Blaisdell.
Sch Bertha F Walker. (580, by Goss & Sawyer.
Sell Serena It Soper, (503. by Goss, S & P.
Sell Mabel L Phillips, 831, bv Goss & Sawyer.
Sch E C Allen, 499, by Goss & Sawyer.
Sch S P Hitchcock, 603, by Adams & Hitchcock.
Steamer Mt Desert, 457, by Goss, S & P.
Steam barque Mary & Helen, 420, by Goss, S & I*.
Barge Juno, 254, by Wm Rogers.
FROM MERCHANTS’ EXCHANGE.
Ar at New York 22d, seks Geo Iv Hatch, Murphy,
Caibarien; Azclda& Laura, Mayaguez.
Ar at Liverpool 20th inst, ship M 1* Grace, Wilbur
San Francisco; barque (5 M Stanwood, Webber,New
York; 21st, snip Arcturus, Kelley, Norfolk.
Ar at London 18tb, barque Almira Robinson,
Given, New York.
MEMORANDA.
Ship Corsica, Henry, from New York for London,
before reported, put into Seilly Dec 22, leaking bad
ly: 2(500 bbls oil were thrown overboard.
Brig Benj Carver. Colson, from New York for
Portland, with coal to H L Paine, is ashore on Long
Island and likely to be a total wreck. Crew saved.
She is an old vessel of 155 tons and is owned in
Searsport. M _
Brig Black Swan, which went ashore at Chatham
22d, registered 190 tons, was built at Bueksport in
1853, and hailed from New York.
Sch Rosa & Adra, (of Bristol, Me) Hatch, from
Perth Amboy for Portland, was abandoned 22d on
Nantucket Shoals. The crew were taken off by the
steamer J S Hopkins and landed at \ ineyard-llavcn
The schr was left at anchor. Wreckers have gone
to her assistance.
Sch Sarah E .Jones, Nash, from Elizabetlinort for
Boston, with coal, sprung a leak of 2000 strokes per
hour and lost jibs, on Nantucket Shoals 21st.
Sch Redondo, of Ellsworth, lost an anchor and 45
fathoms chain on Nantucket Shoals 21st.
Sch .Jed F Duren. of Calais, while at anchor on
Nantucket Shoals 22d, was run into by schr Carrie
Wallace, (or )Valker) and had stern badly stove.
Sch Freddie Eaton, from Calais for New York, is
ashore at Greenwich Point.
BOIIEHTIC FORTH.
SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 14th, ship Samuel Watts,
Lcrmond, New York.
Ar 21st, ship St John, Smalley, Liverpool via Cal
lao: Edw O’Brien, Henry, do.
Sid 21st, ships Pactolus. and Gold Hunter.
GALYLSTON—Cld 22d, barque Halcyon, Dickin
son, New York. v
NEW ORLEANS—Ar 17tli, ship Gettysburg, Call,
Liverpool; Henry 3 Sanford, Sleepor, Calcasieu.
PORT EADS, LA—Ar 22d, ships John Patten,
Hall, Buenos Ayres ; Lizzie Moses, Koazer, from
Bordeaux.
Sid 22d, brig Carrie Bertha, for Boston.
PENSACOLA—J*r 22d, sch St Croix, Haskell,
Aspinwall, to load and return.
SAVANNAH-Ar 17th, sell Mary A Power, Sim- !
inons, W'iscasset.
Ar ISth. sell A W iley, Gilchrist, Weymouth; An
uie Lewis, Colson, New York.
CHARLESTON—Ar 21st, sch F A Magee, Tre
worgy. New York.
Ar 22d, barque Adelia Carlton, Grant, Barbadoes;
sch A B Berry. Look, Boston.
WILMINGTON, NC—Ar U>th. sell Belle Brown,
Hunt, Rockport. *1
RICHMOND—Ar 20tli, sell G M BrMiiard, Ken
niston, Boston. <
FORTRESS MONROE—Passed out 21st, barque
Josephine, Stahl, for Matanzas.
BALTIMORE—Ar 22d, schs Ada J Simonton,
Hall, Boston; C Hanrahan, Whittemore, Portland;
Sarah L Davis, Cottrell, Charleston.
PHILADELPHIA—Ar 20th, brig Jeremiah, lord.
Sagua.
Ar 22d, barque Ocean Pearl, Ileuley, Cardenas.
Ar at Delaware Breakwater 22d, sell Ada F Ames,
Achorn, Hayti, (and sailed fur Philadelphia.)
NEW' YORK— Ar 22d, schs Edith B Coombs,
Coombs, Jacniel 22 days; sebs C A Ropes, Hillyard,
Eastport; Sarah C Smith, Banks, Boothbay; Petrel,
Knight, Thomaston; W P Ritchie, Freethy, Boston;
Seth M Todd. Norwood. New Bedford; L Holway,
Bryant, and Sarah Wooster, Gulliver, Providence;
Sabao, Thompson, do. •
Ar 23 d, barque Beatrice Bowlby, Mary port; sen
Joshua Grindle, Freethy, Port Spain,
Cld 22d, ship Anna Camp, Gardiner, Blaye; hark
Carrie E Long, Park, for Corunna; S II Nickerson,
Kimball, do; brigs W'auban, Spencer, Pernambuco;
Irene, Yates, Cardenas. M
FALL RIVER—Ar 19th, sch Hattie S Collins,
Crosby, Amboy.
NEWPORT—Ar 22d, schs WTn McLoon, lingers,
New York for Portland; N J Miller, Lewis, do for
Boston; Adrianna, of Bath.
VINEYARD-HAVEN—Ar 20th, sch B t Walker,
Burt. Boston for Baltimore.
Ski, sells II Curtis, Julia Elizabeth, Wreath, It M
Brookings, Etta M Barter, July Fourth, Almeda,
Bedondo, Westerloo, J Strout, Ernest T Lee, Zicova.
Olive Branch, Forest City, Jed F Duren, M L New
ton, Sami Nash, and others.
EDGARTOW N—Ar 21st, schs Elouise, New York
for Boston; 11 Curt:s, and Ida Hudson, dobfor do.
In port 21st, schs Silas McLoon, Spear, from New
York for Salem; Charlie & Willie, do for Portland;
Ella, do for Salem; Lucy Baker, Amboy for Boston;
S P Adams, New York for Salem; Willie Luce, Bal
timore for Boston; Laura T Chester, fm New York
for Camden; Ned Sumpter, from Rockland for New
York. w t.
Also in port, selis Bedabedec, Knowlton, Malden
for Boston; Idaho, Peck, New York for Boston;
Ruth llodgdon, Elbridge Gerrv, Susan, Janies Free
man, John James, Telegraph, Moses Eddy, S J Lind
sey. Senator Gilines, America, Mabel Hall, Ruth
Tapley, and the arrivals of the 19th.
HYANNIS—Ar 20tli, sch Marbinger, W'ontworth,
New York. „ , ,
BOSTON—Ar 22d, schs Elvira, Watts, Hoboken;
Metropolis, Roberts, Vinalliaveu.
Cld 22d, sch Grecian Bend, Godfrey, Ponce via
Portland.
Cld 22d, sch H M Foster, Walker, Demarara.
In port, brig St Francois, for Portland, to load for
South America. „ ,
SALEM—Ar 21st, schs Nellie Doe, Trask, Phila
delphia for Danversport; L J Clark, Decrow, Lin
colnville for New Bedford; W H Archer, Bellatty,
Boston for Ellsworth.
MILLBR1DGE- Ar 18th, schs D P, Strout, and
Fred & Jack, Leighton, Portland.
FOKttlCiN POUTS.
Sid fm Singapore Nov 1, barque IT A Litchfield,
Drummond/Marseilles.
Sid fm Batavia Nov 1st, barque Albert Russell,
Carver. Cheribou, to load for LTuited Kingdom.
In port Nov 1, ships Oneida, Eaton, for roast, to
load sugar for Channel at £2 10s; Veiitus, Stetson,
disg: and others.
Sid fm Cardiff 20tb, ship El Dorado, Brown, for
Rio Janeiro. _ ..
Ar at Liverpool 20th, steamer Lake Nepigon,Scott
Portland. ,
Ar at Queenstown 21st. shin Gatherer. Thompson,
San Francisco; 22d, San Joaquin, Drmkwater, iroin
San Francisco.
[Latest by European steamers.]
Ar at Alicante Nov 30, Evanell, Hicbboru, from
New York. . . ,
Sid fm Cheribon Oct 2S, Goodcll, French, United
States. _f , .
Sid fm Cadiz 2d inst, Sarah E Kennedy, I'ickett,
New York.
Old at Singapore Nov l9t, barque I£ A Litchfield,
Drummond, Marseilles.
Ar at London 9th, Moonbeam, Dunham, fm Tova
Islands.
Ar at Reunion Oct 28, Jennie B Gilkey, Gill* y,
Cadiz.
Sid fm Samaraug Oct 24. Antioch, Hemingway,
Sourabaya.
Ar at Singapore Dec 8th, David Brown, Colcord,
New York.
SPOKEN.
Nev 20, lat 40 25, Ion 34 45, barque “Arcturus,”
of Ellsworth, with loss of sails and rudder head.
Dee 5, lat 81 S, Ion 89 W, ship St Joseph, Kales,
from Arica for Falmouth.
SPECIAL NOTICES.
GEO. A. HARMON’S
No. 517 Congress St.,
MECHANICS’ BULBING,
a large assortment of
WATCHES, CLOCKS,
— AND—
J ewelry,
FINE PLATED WARE,
STERLING SILVER WARE,
Large Slock of
Neck Chains, Lockets, Pendants,
Gold and Fine Plated Jewelry,
Amethyst, Cameo, Tur
quoise, and Sand Rings.
Ladies’ Gold Watches, Getst's
Stem Winding Watch $8.50.
Rogers’ Plated Table
Knives $3.50 per »©z.
dels sndlw
FIVE GENT CIGAR
is tlie best at its price in the
city. For sale at
Sclilotterbeck’s Drug Store,
501 CONGRESS STREET.
Open Twenty-Four Hours a Hay.
UCUO ouuu
Christmas Goods
TODD & MORSE,
177*7 Sz3Iica.ca.lo Street,
(First Poor from Excliango,)
Have In stock for the Holidays
Gold and Silver Watches, a fine
lot of Finger Kings, Ladies’ Gold
and Plated Neck Chains and
Lockets, Bracelets, Cuff Buttons,
Sets, Ear Kings, Gold and Silver
Thimbles, Silver Napkin Kings
and Hugs. Solid Gold and genu
ine Amethyst and Garnet Slone
Kings for $3.00, $3.35 and $3.50
each. Peep O'Day Alarm Clocks
and all other Clocks lower than
any place lit the city. Don’t forget.
TODD & 3IORSE,
177 middle Street, First Door from Ex
deli) change Street. dsnlw
Solid Gold Amethyst and Garnet Kings
ONLY $2,25,
at McKENNEY’S, 531 Congress Street.
dels sndlw
We have just closed a contract with a
large Cotton Mill for all the
REMNANTS
— OF —
F8R3E 40 IHCH
Unbleached Cottons
Made during the next year. They' will
be shipped to us about the first of eaih
month.
A sample bale is now in stoek and will
be sold at
Sc PER YARD.
Eastman Bros.
534 CONGRESS STREET.
delO sndtf
Ladies’ and Gents’ Gold Watches
AT BOTTOM PRICES, AT
McKENNEY’S, 531 Congress Street.
dels sndlw
IN LOOKING FOB
GALL AND SEE DUB NEW
iF» 3Z>. Clicncy c&? Co.
258 miDDfiE ST.,
del3sn2v7 Over filay,» iDi ny Store.
Children’s Band and Stone Rings,
SOLID GOLD, ONLr §1.00.
McKENNEY’S, - 531 Congress Street,
dels sndlw
SPECIAL NOTICES.
^Tliese extracts are unequalled for the toilet. Each
xlor is distinct, delicate and natural. They are put
n, in half-pint bottle*, glass-stoppered, at $1.60
>acli, or sold by the ounce for 20 cents. Among the
nany odors wo have:
Kmn. Itouquet, Patchouly,
F'—iii.gipnnni, Poud l.ily,
trope, Boudelciia,
d)a«iuine, B*«e hfraniiim,
Joc key Club, Y'iolcttc,
7Bu*Ic, Weui Cud,
New .71 own Hay, White Kow,
©cenu Nprny, YVoori Y iolet,
Yluug-Ylaug.
The above extracts are equal, if not better, than
Lubiu’s or any imported, and are remarkably cheap
when we consider that each $1.50 bottle contain*
eight times as much as Lubin’s, which retails for $1
GEO. C. FRYE,
COB. CONCRE** & FRANKLIN 8TS.
nolO M W4F *n2m
HEY I> ROCK,
Dunlin, Rladiug & .'lining Powder, Pune,
Caps and Electric Ifavtiug Machine*.
Agent for Tallin & Rand Orage Powder Co.
T. xr. DAVIS,
Cor. Federal tend Temple Wt*., Portland.
del9 sndlw
Dont buy worthless imitutious of the
Peru o’ Oil v Alarm Clock hut buy the
genuine artiele, at McKEJiNEV’S
531 Congress Street.
del8 nnlw
FINANCIAL.
United States, State,
City, Town and
Railroad Bonds
ISoaajglat and Sold by
Woodbury & Moulton
Cor. Middle & Exchange Sts.
augC «odtt
ST. LOUIS, HANNIBAL & KEOKUK R. R. CO.
First Mortgage 7 percent. Bonds
DIE 1917.
Issued at $12,000 per mile of completed road;
$10,000 cash per mile already paid in on stock sub
scriptions and expended ia construction.
Principal and interest payable in New York, cou
-“1* ** WV.VMV..
We offer a balance of $500,000 of these bonds at
90 and interest, reserving the right to advance price
without notice and recommend them as a safe invest
ment.
AMERMAN A BVRWELL, Banker*,
deSdlm NO. 16 BROAD ST., New York.
Liie Insurance.
MONEY TO LOAN on life and endowment
insurance policies; the same bought atreasonable
rates. Address
nollsndtf P. O. Box 1019, Portland, Me.
(Members N. Y. Mining Board,)
FINANCIAL AGENTS,
Dealers and Brokers in
MINING AND OTHER
SECURITIES,
INTO. 54 Wall St.,
NEW YORK.
W. H. Stephenson, J. L. McKeeveb.
.REFERENCES: Cashier Phoenix National Bank,
New York; Cashiers of all National Banks in Port
land, Me.; Cashier Second National Bank, Bangor,
Me. de2dtf
State, City and Town Bonds
AND
GOV’T SECURITIES
BOUGHT AND SOLD.
SAMUELHANSON,
Banker and Broker,
194 MIDDLE STREET.
je4 eodtf
100 DOZEN
We have just bought man
ufacturers’ stock and offer
One Lot Boys’ Ties - 10c
“ tt a n m
a a a - 17
U 44 44 44 . 29
44 44 44 44 _
“ “ Men’s “ - 25
44 44 44 44 .
44 44 44 44 . gg
44 44 44 44 _ t).|
These are all first-class
goods which will he found
much under usual price.
Owen, Moore & Co.,
del 9 'tf
MERRY CHRISTMAS!
AT
STUBBS BROS.’
you can ttiul everything pretty and attractive for
presents in the
ART LINE !
r
Pictures Framed Neatly iu all
tlie Leading Styles.
Come early and avoid the rush. Remember the
place, at
STL BBS BROS’, 1C TEMPLE ST.
do22 ___d3t
STOMSGTOflf ~ IJ.\i:
FOR NEW YORK.
AHEAD OF ALL OTHERS.
This is the Only Inside Route
Avoiding Point Judith.
Steamboat Express trains leave Boston front Bos
♦ IV .T> T> .1-1 il.r flvnnnt <nn,iotr
at 5.30 p. m., connecting at Stoniiigton with the en
tirel> new ami superb Steamer Rhode Island, every
Monday. Wednesday and Friday, and with the ele
gant and popular Steamer Stoniiigton, every Tues
day, Thursday and Sat unlay, arriving in New York
nlwny* in advance of all other line*. Bag
gage checked through.
Tickets procured at depots of Moston & Maine and
Eastern Railroads, and at Rollins Adams’, 22 Ex •
change St., and W. D. Little & Co.’s, 49Vis Exchange
Street.
L. W. 5TLKINS, D. S. BABCOCK,
Gen. Passenger Ag’t, New York. President,
octi dtf
All Premiums at STATE FAIR, 1879.
LAMSON,
Artist Photographer,
Opposite Falmouth Hotel,
' PORTLAND, ME
Up can Bight only. no4dtf
DRESS MAKING!
3© SALSM ST.
Low Prices previous to removal to ^ Congress
Street. Will tit Basques for 50 cts, Wednesdays
free. The art of cutting taught. Would take one
more apprentice. Work secured after learned.
Refers l*y permission to MRS. A 13ALT< )N, 28
Spring St. oe2M3m
Cleveland & Marston,
138 EXCHANGE ST.,
Have jia^t received for the Holiday Trade ,
a Hue assortment of Portable Stand*, Drop
Eight*,' Lamps, Shade*, Acid nod C ut
Globes. Bronzes Ac. delOdlw
E. IV. FUESUHLUi & BROS.
Advertising Agents,
(ISO W. FOFBTH ST., CI.VeTOATI.
Estimates furnished free* Send fo**Circular.

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